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1995 Dekalb Alfalfa Variety Trial

Brand-Variety

Experimental

1997 cutting 1996
Total
2-yr.
Total
Relative Yield
4-17 6-3 7-3 8-4 9-3 Total
Stand T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A T DM/A % Trial Mean
 
ABI 9122 5.00 1.58 2.03 1.25 0.85 5.71 5.16 10.87 112
COMPLETE 5.00 1.62 2.00 1.12 0.85 5.58 5.06 10.64 109
DS 907 5.00 1.39 1.91 1.18 0.90 5.38 5.10 10.48 108
ABT 205 5.00 1.50 1.96 1.11 0.81 5.38 5.05 10.42 107
ZC 9346 4.80 1.44 1.86 1.24 0.85 5.38 5.02 10.39 107
ABI 9231 5.00 1.42 1.95 1.21 0.85 5.43 4.85 10.28 106
IMPERIAL 4.80 1.46 1.91 1.12 0.92 5.40 4.78 10.18 105
ABI 9232 5.00 1.41 1.89 1.05 0.89 5.24 4.92 10.16 104
GARST 631 5.00 1.34 1.88 1.15 0.93 5.30 4.84 10.14 104
CIBA 2888 4.80 1.39 1.89 1.22 0.88 5.36 4.76 10.12 104
ABI 9045 4.50 1.28 1.89 1.22 0.94 5.32 4.78 10.09 104
ALPHA 2001 4.50 1.27 1.87 1.54 0.79 5.46 4.58 10.04 103
DK 127 4.50 1.33 1.86 1.08 0.82 5.09 4.93 10.01 103
GUARDIAN 4.80 1.41 1.81 1.22 0.80 5.22 4.75 9.97 102
STERLING 5.00 1.34 1.86 1.21 0.79 5.19 4.77 9.95 102
ABI 923DD 4.50 1.31 1.90 1.20 0.89 5.30 4.63 9.93 102
PION VR 5454 4.50 1.34 1.77 1.11 0.78 4.99 4.92 9.91 102
WI 95-1 4.80 1.26 1.87 1.18 0.82 5.13 4.70 9.83 101
MS 9304 4.50 1.25 1.91 1.02 0.83 5.01 4.76 9.77 100
MAGNUM IV 5.00 1.30 1.83 1.13 0.93 5.19 4.54 9.73 100
GARST 620 4.80 1.37 1.79 1.24 0.81 5.21 4.51 9.72 100
WL 252HQ 5.00 1.26 1.88 1.17 0.84 5.14 4.58 9.71 100
GARST 645 5.00 1.33 1.90 1.10 0.82 5.14 4.52 9.67 99
DOMINATOR 4.80 1.30 1.82 1.15 0.85 5.11 4.55 9.66 99
ASPEN 3.80 1.20 1.80 1.16 0.82 4.97 4.68 9.65 99
SARANAC AR 4.50 1.10 1.69 1.13 0.81 4.72 4.35 9.06 93
VERNAL 4.30 1.15 1.63 1.17 0.83 4.77 4.09 8.86 91
I-92-BT 4.30 1.03 1.65 0.96 0.89 4.52 4.24 8.76 90
I-92-5 4.80 1.16 1.60 1.05 0.88 4.69 3.97 8.65 89
I-90-B 4.00 1.00 1.56 1.20 0.82 4.58 3.80 8.38 86
RILEY 4.30 1.04 1.53 1.05 0.74 4.35 4.00 8.35 86
BAKER 4.30 1.01 1.42 1.01 0.76 4.19 3.88 8.07 83

Stands: 0=None, 5=Abundant
Mean   1.30 1.81 1.15 0.84 5.11 4.62 9.73  
5% LSD   0.23 0.21 0.25 0.14 0.54 0.41 0.86
CV (%)   12.46 8.07 15.57 11.75 7.54 6.32 6.33
MCV (%)   17.49 11.34 21.86 16.49 10.59 8.87 8.89

Date of Seeding: April 24, 1995.

Soil Type: Drummer-Flanagan silt loam.

Herbicides: March 13 (Sencor), July 16 (Poast) and August 19 (Poast and Butyrac).

Fertilization: June 3 and September 4.

Pest Control: June 19, July 16, and August 14 (Pounce).

Plot Dimensions: 3' x 19'.


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